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Greedy for More — A Hunger for Silence 

I’ve got a Hunger, Twisting my Stomach into Knots….

That my tongue is tied off. 

Ok, that’s a Death Cab for Cutie Song. 

But I think it’s safe to say individuals all have their own hungers or desires. 480 more words


The Unbearable Heaviness of Being

*title inspired by Milan Kundera’s Unbearable Lightness of Being

If you are familiar by that internal pain that doesn’t come from organ problem or other bodily glitch, then you’ll know how freaking hard it is to get some sort of relief for that kind of pain. 276 more words


A good clerk besieged his bosses’ emotions the way he did customers—flattering them to the point of obsequiousness, until the bosses were assured that they had a good man on their hands.

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Struggles, Not Snuggles

Days after his birthday, I official became his girlfriend – by that time, I’ve known him for just three months. People can and would say that that’s a short time to find or determine if you are ‘in love’, well yes, that may be a short time but ‘love’ has no time line or table. 948 more words

Siopao Fillings

The true meaning of life is no meaning

“It seems that only in moments of unusual insight and illumination that we get the point of this, and find that the true meaning of life is no meaning, that its purpose is no purpose, and that its sense is non-sense. 198 more words


Liberated from Facebook

“Needing to have reality confirmed and experience enhanced by photographs is an aesthetic consumerism to which everyone is now addicted.”

Dear X,

I was tucked into bed, French studying books set aside as sleeping pills, and made the delicious decision to read a few BrainPickings articles before going to sleep.

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